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Ames made communications director at FDA Regulatory Affairs

August 12, 2020

Jeremy AmesJeremy Ames ’04 MPA is the new director of the Division of Communications in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Regulatory Affairs. The appointment took effect last month.

The Office of Regulatory Affairs leads FDA field activities, inspecting regulated products and manufacturers, analyzing samples of regulated products, and reviewing products imported into the United States — while working with comparable state, local, tribal, territorial, and foreign agencies toward similar goals. 

Ames’s appointment follows 10 years of service to the Environmental Protection Agency, where he was chief of the Communications Services staff and, before that, a communications specialist and web content coordinator. He had also worked for the EPA for five years immediately following his Maxwell degree, as an environmental protection specialist. Between those EPA stints, he served nine months on the White House Council on Environmental Quality, in 2009-10.


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